Stories tagged: voices
Wed., April 19, 2017, noon
Wood stove grant applications due by May 10
The Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency has been helping residents replace older, polluting stoves with newer, efficient ones.
Thu., April 6, 2017, 5:01 p.m.
Nominate Cheney resident to receive free yardwork
Cheney is seeking nominations of elderly or disabled residents to receive free spring cleaning yard work.
Wed., April 5, 2017, noon
Residents can weigh in on Bigelow Gulch Road project
County officials will be at the meeting this evening from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Fire Station No. 94 at Bigelow Gulch and Jensen roads.
UPDATED: Thu., April 6, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
Love Story: Picture perfect: All it took was a photograph to launch their love
Seven decades later, Donn Thompson still carries that photo in his wallet, and Wednesday he and his bride celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary.
Wed., April 5, 2017, 1:08 a.m.
Weathercatch: Why it was a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad winter
Never mind that March was among the wettest on record for the Inland Northwest. Our miserable winter is what still stands out. Just talking about it elicits grimaces and head …
Wed., April 5, 2017, 12:35 a.m.
Food for Fines: Pay your library fine with food during National Library Week
The Spokane County Library District will be accepting food donations for Second Harvest in lieu of fines April 9-15.
UPDATED: Wed., April 5, 2017, 1:26 a.m.
WSU, EWU students get support for innovative research
Students from Eastern Washington’s two public universities are scoring recognition – and funding – for research on a wide range of topics.
Wed., Sept. 21, 2016
Cross country races out of the gate
Fall cross country roundup.
Wed., Feb. 3, 2016
Canterbury Bluff back before county hearing examiner
The controversial Canterbury Bluff subdivision in northern Spokane County has gone back before the county hearing examiner with a revised plan to increase undeveloped space around a wetland on the …
Wed., Jan. 13, 2016, noon
Retired dentist documents symbolism in his church’s Balazs artworks
A retired North Spokane dentist doesn’t want to lose the historical significance of the prominent artwork in the church that he has attended for more than a half century.
Thu., Sept. 17, 2015
East Valley looks forward to home opener against Post Falls
It was cool for start of the third week of the high school football season, the kind of afternoon that makes a hoodie functional as well as fashionable. The East …
Thu., Oct. 2, 2014
Powder puff game alive at Central Valley
Girls smearing on eye black and boys in cheerleader skirts are part of a long-standing homecoming tradition at Central Valley High School. The powder puff game “is the way to …
Sat., May 5, 2012
Collaborating on reality
Brooke Kiener, assistant professor of theater at Whitworth University, has worked off and on for eight years to stage an original play titled “Wizdom: Making Dollars and Sense.” It will …
Thu., Nov. 10, 2011
Q: Five people enjoying a cup of coffee on a chilly fall afternoon on the North Side were asked: “How do you honor our veterans?”
Thu., Sept. 29, 2011, 2:37 p.m.
High Five: Scotties logo wins best crest contest
Local soccer club Spokane Scotties entered a contest for the best soccer crest in Washington and after more than 5,200 votes, the Scotties are champs!
Thu., April 28, 2011
In brief: Shrine Circus coming to mall
SPOKANE VALLEY – The El Katif Shrine Circus will be at the Spokane Valley Mall today through Sunday and will include the Liberty horses, the Wheel of Thrills, clowns and …
Sun., Feb. 13, 2011
Once homeless residents to plead for safety net
At a time when both the U.S. Congress and the Washington Legislature are discussing scaling back social services to help reduce deficits, a group of formerly homeless Spokane residents and …
Fri., May 28, 2010
Patriotism rang true on parade route
Editor’s note: This Front Porch column was incomplete in some editions of Thursday’s Voices. When I received an invitation to appear in this year’s Armed Forces Torchlight Parade, I had …
Thu., April 12, 2007
Mt. Spokane, Mead, Rogers grab early leads
Baseball: Final month of the regular Greater Spokane League baseball season began Tuesday, and the week through next Tuesday promises to answer some questions. So far, the league is going …